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Venture Trust, SC038932
Registered charity from 14 November 2007
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressArgyle House
3 Lady Lawson Street
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH3 9DR
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Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Cross-Border
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies House
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These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
To advance organise and promote or assist in the advancement organisation and promotion of public education and research and in particular to set up and carry out projects which will establish evidence adding to and advancing knowledge of archaeology, conservation, adventure training and the development of intellectual and physical capacities; including the publication of the useful results of such education investigations and research. To provide a foundation for the development of character and lasting qualities of good citizenship through physical and educational training self discipline and reliance and service to the community and thereby advance the mental physical and spiritual welfare of young persons under the age of 25 years or such other age as the Directors may from time to time prescribe; and in particular to organise and promote or assist in the organisation and promotion of expeditions and other events calculated to provide challenging adventures at a level provided for the benefit of young people in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. To organise provide or assist in the organisation and provision of facilities or projects for physical recreation in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for the benefit of the public or for any person or persons, who by reason of their youth, age, infirmity, disablement, poverty or social and economic circumstances have need of such facilities or projects. To assist and encourage people of all ages and from all backgrounds to develop a spirit of service and an ability to serve the community for the benefit of the community. To promote or benefit such one or more similar purposes or institutions as shall from time to time be charitable by English law at such times and in such manner as the Directors shall in their discretion determine and select.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 18 Dec 2019
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of education","The advancement of citizenship or community development","The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Children / young people","Other defined groups"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"

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Mailing Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
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2015 31 Mar 2015 £2,574,781 £2,432,663 31 Mar 2015 03 Nov 2015 10 Nov 2015 No
2016 31 Mar 2016 £2,507,132 £2,442,716 31 Mar 2016 25 Nov 2016 29 Nov 2016 No
2017 31 Mar 2017 £2,661,397 £2,678,247 31 Mar 2017 22 Dec 2017 27 Dec 2017 No
2018 31 Mar 2018 £2,931,058 £2,936,125 03 Apr 2018 21 Dec 2018 21 Dec 2018 No
2019 31 Mar 2019 £3,039,265 £3,002,036 01 Apr 2019 18 Dec 2019 18 Dec 2019 No Published accounts can be found on the Charity Commission website

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